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Job Summary

The University of Michigan Department of Surgery is seeking a post-doctoral researcher or Research Investigator for the Research laboratory of Dr. Benjamin Levi with expertise in RNA sequencing data analysis including single cell sequencing and computer programming.  The Research Fellow would be joining a basic and translational laboratory funded by the NIH and DOD that consists of post-doctoral fellows, medical students, technicians and a research scientist supervised by Dr. Benjamin Levi.  Currently we focus on myeloid cell biology, stem cell biology, stem cell fate, cell signaling, immunology and developmental biology as it relates to wound healing.

We welcome talented and committed candidates with recent Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Cellular and Molecular Biology, or other relevant branches of biological sciences and computing to join our team.  The Fellow should have a strong foundation in biostatistics and have familiarity with running NGS processing tools and processing / visualizing analysis results.

Interested candidates should submit CV, a brief statement of research interests in a cover letter, and three references to Dr. Benjamin Levi.

Mission of the Burn/Wound and Regenerative Medicine Laboratory:  As a basic molecular and translational research laboratory, we plan to improve the treatment of extremity trauma patients.  We hope that the research we perform will these findings to other aberrant wound healing challenges.

More information about the laboratory can be found at


Required Qualifications*

Eligible candidates must have completed an PhD.

Additional Information

This appointment is initially for one year, with the opportnity to continue indefinitely depending on performance.

Background Screening

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Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.



Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.